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Acromegaly
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Acromegaly.
Image courtesy of Charlie Goldberg, M.D., UCSD School of Medicine and VA Medical Center, San Diego, California
ICD-10 E22.0
ICD-9 253.0
OMIM 102200
DiseasesDB 114
MeSH D000172

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ahmed Elsaiey, MBBCH [2]

Synonyms and Keywords: Somatotroph adenoma; Growth hormone excess; Pituitary giant.

Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Acromegaly from other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk Factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory findings | x ray | CT | MRI | Ultrasound | Other imaging findings | Other diagnostic studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Radiation Therapy | Primary Prevention | Secondary Prevention| Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

Case Studies

Case #1

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